It was heart-warming to see so many Canberrans come out to support spoken word. The audience was receptive, engaged and interactive - very satisfying for a performer. It made me proud to be from Canberra.
Amelia Filmer-Sankey, Zoe Erskine and Ellie Malbon provided local support, working as MCs and offering small gifts of poetry between sets.
Here are the poems I performed, with links to where you might be able to find video, audio or words:
To the Flight Attendant on QF11 to LA
I will post the words to the flight attendant poem up here soon.
Darkwing Dubs' ramblings and links to videos, etc can be found here. Here is one of his videos - Secrets.
Angela Willock does not have a home on the internet yet, but here is a video of her performing Bus Stop, which she opened her set with on Friday night.
Martin Ingle is a film maker and poet. He has a bunch of stuff on his YouTube channel, BreadAndBullfights. Here is Martin performing My Generation, one of the poems he gave us at Smith's.